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Why Albania Needs a Designated Dark Sky Park?
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Why Albania Needs a Designated Dark Sky Park?

TIRANA, February 8 Searching for nigh skies dark as coal? Albania is the right place. Even though there are no official Dark Sky Reserves and not much information available online, Albania is a perfect destination for the people looking for a milky filled sky, twinkling constellations, and shooting stars. Astro-tourism is a rising trend in...

Sustainable Tourism Opportunities in Lake Ohrid Region
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Sustainable Tourism Opportunities in Lake Ohrid Region

This is not an original post by Invest in Albania. The original article was featured by Our Lake Ohrid Lake Ohrid region is home to nearly 160,000 people, with more than 52,000 residing in Albania. Every year, approximately 300,000 visitors explore the region’s natural and cultural heritage. While in Macedonian side of the lake, summer...

It’s Youth Time! Five Young Albanians Awarded on UN Day
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It’s Youth Time! Five Young Albanians Awarded on UN Day

TIRANA, October 30 Five young people were awarded special recognition during a commemorative event dedicated to youth on Monday in Tirana held on the occasion of the United Nations Day, a day observed on 24 October. The five young people who received awards have become role models through their initiative, commitment and actions. “From an...

200,000 Albanians Are Undernourished, FAO Confirms
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200,000 Albanians Are Undernourished, FAO Confirms

TIRANA, September 20 The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2018 issued by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), provides vital insights on the situation of malnutrition in Albania and on the progress done towards the 20130 Agenda for Sustainable Development. One of the key findings of the...

Experience Life in the Wild in Albanian RAMSAR Sites
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Experience Life in the Wild in Albanian RAMSAR Sites

TIRANA, September 18 In the conditions of tourism expansion all over the Balkan countries and further in the Mediterranean region, new forms of activities that help to establish a connection between sustainable tourism and the preservation of wetland areas. Wetlands offer one of the best opportunities for the models of sustainable development where tourism and...

Alternatives for Sustainable Development of Berat and Permet Unveiled
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Alternatives for Sustainable Development of Berat and Permet Unveiled

TIRANA, September 6 What are the best growth alternatives with a direct impact on tourism development and cultural heritage preservation for Berat and Permet? The Albanian Development Fund (FSHZH) unveiled the results of a study conducted during the recent months in the frame of the project on Tourism and Urban Integrated Development funded by the...

How Water will Make SDGs Famous and Popular in Albania
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How Water will Make SDGs Famous and Popular in Albania

TIRANA, July 27 20 million mineral water bottles of reduced plastic content, will enter the Albanian market and houses with a mission, to promote, raise awareness, and make the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) famous and popular in the country. The United Nations Development Programme in Albania in cooperation with the private sector announced on Thursday...